Daimler Heritage: TOPICS FOR FEBRUARY 2010


Stuttgart, Germany, Jan 01, 2010

105 years ago – 8 February 1905: Georg Wiß established the Süddeutsche Automobilfabrik Gaggenau GmbH in Gaggenau. In late November 1907 Benz & Cie. decided on a takeover. The factory was renamed Benz-Werke Gaggenau GmbH on 31 December 1910.

85 years ago – 18 February 1925: The Mercedes star inside a laurel wreath was registered as a trademark.

75 years ago – 14 - 24 February 1935: Daimler-Benz presented the 150 sports car (W 30 series) with a rear-mounted, 1.5-litre, four-cylinder engine at the International Car and Motorcycle Show in Berlin.

15 years ago – 23 February 1995: Evobus GmbH was created by merging the bus division of Mercedes-Benz AG with Karl Kässbohrer GmbH. The Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands continued to appear on the market separately.

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